Afghanistan. War correspondent Elsa Casanova is taken hostage by the Taliban. Faced with her imminent execution, a Special Forces unit is dispatched to free her. In some of the world’s most breathtaking yet hostile landscapes, a relentless pursuit begins between her kidnappers who have no intention of letting their prey escape them and a group of soldiers who risk their lives in pursuit of their single aim – to bring her home alive. This strong, independent woman and these men of duty are thrown together and forced to confront situations of great danger that inextricably bind them – emotionally, violently and intimately.


Diane Kruger
Elsa Casanova
Djimon Hounsou
Commander Kovax
Benoît Magimel
Captain 'Tic-Tac '
Denis Ménochet
Captain Lucas
Mehdi Nebbou
Amin, Elsa's guide
Raz Degan
Ahmed Zaief, leader of the hostage takers
Tchéky Karyo
Admiral Guezennec
Didier Flamand
Jacques Beauregard
Jacques Gallo
The 'Pacha'
Bernard Allouf
President of the Republic
Marine Faure
Prime Minister
Eric Soubelet
Patron De La Duse
Jean-Paul Dubois
Defense Minister
Antoine Blanquefort
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Laurent Claret
Chief of Staff of the President
Isabelle Vitari
Lisa, Captain Lucas' friend
Anne Caillon
Jeanne, wife of Kovax
Denis Braccini
Serbian war criminal
Elsa Levy
Claire, journalist colleague of Elsa
Eric Kailey
Barbecue Guy
Julie Baronnie
Guest (uncredited)